Drawing

Have you always wanted to take an art class but were afraid you would be sitting next to a Leonardo Da Vinci? If so, this class is for you; a class in which you can start your artistic journey. Using a proven method of learning to translate what you see into two-dimensional form, you will learn to use line, light and shadow, and basic perspective to create realistic drawings. In a supportive and positive environment, you will learn to draw and gain the confidence to join any art class. Materials included.

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  • Start Date: Feb 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturday
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4:30 PM
    Weeks: 1 day
    Instructor: Leslie Albert
    Fee: $75.00

Awaken the creative spirit within. Through storytelling, guided meditation, and specific colored pencil drawing exercises create your own mandala. Explore the joy of color and creation. Learn to express the essential beauty and wholeness of your true nature and tap into the creativity of your spirit. (45 minute lunch break) Workshop meets February 18th.

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  • Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Sunday
    Class Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
    Weeks: 1 day
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $75.00

Learn the basics of 1 and 2 point perspective accurately. Explore drawing perspective of interior spaces and outdoor environments with buildings. Architectural elements and light sources are introduced with pencil, ink and/or charcoal. Discover techniques of atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $165.00
Flower Design

This ancient Japanese art form seeks to create a living sculpture that transcends the beauty of nature. More than merely arranging flowers, Ikebana often emphasizes other areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, focusing on shape, line, harmony, and balance. Material fee paid to the teacher on first day of class: flowers: $60

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00

Sogetsu Ikebana is much more than Japanese flower arranging.? It is a modern form of an ancient art of sculpture with living materials. Students learn the traditional principles and aesthetic disciplines combined with creative energies to capture, express, and enhance natural beauty. In each session, students learn new principles of design and technique to express the harmony of nature and imagination of the designer. Material fee paid to the teacher on first day of class: Flowers: $60, Ikebana frog and container: $30.

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  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
Jewelry

Learn to form cabochon-style stones that can be used in future jewelry projects. Using saws, grinders, sanders, and polishing machines, students gain the pleasure of bringing a gemstone to life. Rough stone or practice grade stones are provided for the first three learning projects. $20 Material fee paid to instructor. Term 3 workshop meets February 17th & 18th.

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  • Start Date: Feb 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturday & Sunday
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 2 Days
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $120.00
Painting

We all have them, those paintings that just didn't make a home run. Now you can take that not quite perfect painting out of the closet and re-invigorate it; keep the good sections, and alter other sections to make a completely new artwork. Take the challenge to redo an old painting into something new and exciting using oil pastels. All paintings are welcomed, no matter what the original medium. Workshops meet January 15th (8.22) & February 19th (8.23)

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  • Start Date: Feb 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 1 day
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $75.00

Discover how to use oil pastels to create beautiful, luminous drawings. Explore a variety of techniques such as creating color vibrations with simple side by side strokes like the impressionists or use more expressive techniques such as sgraffito to scratch through layers to reveal underpainting. Oil pastels offer students the opportunity to draw with paint. With oil pastels you can create colorful artwork without the use of smelly oil paint solvents or the dust of chalky pastels.

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $165.00

Learn to paint flowers that look truly fresh and alive as you discover how to create accurate form and luminescent color! Use varied approaches and strategic brushwork techniques to make beautiful and convincing petals and leaves. Learn how to incorporate creative design and color in your work. Plenty of demonstrations and time to practice new techniques will be provided. $25 material fee for canvas and oil paint paid to the instructor.

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  • Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Sun & Mon
    Class Time: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
    Weeks: 2 days
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $200.00
  • Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Sun & Mon
    Class Time: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
    Weeks: 2 days
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $200.00

Portrait painter and longtime instructor, Kris Smith conducts an advance class in portraiture. Explore how to portray emotion or mood in quick studies and long poses. Your individual style is encouraged along with improving technical skills in paint, pastels, or charcoal. Individual attention is provided in this friendly studio.

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Kris Smith
    Fee: $175.00

Paint in a vertical format in this workshop by hanging your canvas on the wall. This ensures using your entire body in the process of painting instead of only your hand and wrist. Working on large canvases with big brushes explore composition, mark making, personal symbols, and layering. Re-energize your painting by being completely intuitive and spontaneous. Whether your style is loud and energizing or calm and relaxed, learn to trust in following your own urges and taking risks to create powerful art. This 2-day atelier is for expanding your reach, experimenting, and discovering. Workshops meet January 14th & 15th (8.11) and February 18th & 19th (8.15)

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  • Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Sun & Mon
    Class Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
    Weeks: 2 Days
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $215.00
Photography

Learn how to use your camera to take better pictures. The class for beginners will explore creative composition techniques and an introduction to enhancing your image using photoshop. Projects may include portraiture, architecture, studio lighting and artistic photography.

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jeremiah Jenner
    Fee: $165.00